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Noble Corp. adds to high-end jackup drilling rig fleet

Noble Corp. has taken delivery of the newbuild jackups Noble Houston Colbert and Noble Sam Turner.

Caterpillar to power first Zentech R-550D jackup rig

Caterpillar Oil & Gas’ Cat C175 and Cat 3512 generator sets will power the first Zentech R550-D jackup newbuild for Alliance Offshore in China.

Ensco commissions up to four new jackups

Ensco Intercontinental has contracted Lamprell to build two LeTourneau-design, self-elevating Super 116E jackups.

Saipem to convert two FPSOs for Kaombo offshore Angola

Total has contracted Saipem to provide two FPSOs for the Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

USCG responds to GoM rig taking on water

The US Coast Guard is monitoring conditions on the ENSCO 8506 semisubmersible drilling rig which began taking on water into a ballast tank after being hit by heavy seas.

Prosafe receives contract extension for Safe Hibernia vessel

Prosafe reports that the Cotemar group has awarded the Safe Hibernia vessel with a contract extension through to July 27 with an unchanged day rate.

MODEC orders GE turbines for offshore Brazil presalt FPSO

GE’s Distributed Power division is to supply four LM2500+G4 aeroderivative gas turbine generators to MODEC.

Fairmount Marine tug tows Sevan Louisiana rig from Singapore to Curaçao

Fairmount Marine reports that the tug Fairmount Sherpa has towed the Sevan Louisiana rig safely on a 11,500-mi (18,507-km) voyage from Singapore to Curaçao, via the Cape of Good Hope.

Prosafe updates on contracts for Safe Bristolia and Safe Astoria vessels

Prosafe has updated information on contract awards for the Safe Bristolia and Safe Astoria vessels.

Drydocks World to build jackups for Malta Oil & Gas

Drydocks World has signed an agreement with Malta Oil & Gas to build two drilling jackups based on Gusto MSC’s CJ54-X135-A design.

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In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

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